Human Nature – IV Edition

4th Edition: Human Nature 22 – 30 September 2018 “Human Nature” is an expression whose meaning appears today divided between the idea of a harmony that has to be preserved – maybe an ancient one – and another, more recent idea, of a tension to radicalize. Over the last decade, if not longer, the concept […]

Young Thinkers Festival: Become a Philosopher!

La Filosofia, il Castello e la Torre – Ischia International Festival of Philosophy  Young Thinkers Festival: Become a Philosopher! This session of the Festival is dedicated to young students who wants to join our Festival. If you want to measure yourself with Senior Philosophers from all over the world, don’t miss this chance! You want […]

Summer School Of Humanities

24-27 September 2018 After the big success of the first edition of the Festival, our intention is to develop the original idea and to expand the event following new, complementary directions. Starting from this year, the Festival will also feature a Summer School, in order to create a new philosophical space on the beautiful Island […]


Philosophy is a discipline characterized by a series of systems in which to define the world around us.The philosopher is a curious observer, one who watches the consistency of reality. To teach wisdom, or to earn it, is not an easy task and even though the philosopher aims for this through several behaviours (sceptical, cynic, and […]


The Aragonese Castle This huge cliff, celebrated by Ludovico Ariosto and inhabited by Vittoria Colonna, represents the emblem itself of the Island of Ischia, due to its extraordinary beauty. If castles are fascinating, the Aragonese Castle of Ischia is even more mysterious, as it stands out of the sea, detached from the rest of the […]

A Brief Report of the Previous Editions

The Festival of Philosophy in Ischia is a unicum in the international landscape of philosophical events. It has in fact the form of a conference open to the public, whose aim is to underline the need for philosophers to engage with the public sphere. This means creating new methods and expressive forms, but also new […]